New Delhi, March 31, 2023: Air India introduces an all-new Premium Economy experience for travelers, offering a superior cabin product, world-class inflight services, and added on-ground convenience. The airline has opened a sale for the new cabin, for travel starting May 15, 2023, becoming the first and only
Indian carrier to offer the choice of four cabin classes – First, Business, Premium Economy, and Economy. Air India’s Premium Economy class will be initially available to customers traveling on select routes operated by its fleet of Boeing 777-200LR aircraft: Bengaluru-San Francisco, Mumbai-San Francisco, and
1. Fast-track airport experience: Premium Economy customers will be able to check in at dedicated counters and have priority tags affixed to their check-in baggage, and also be amongst the first to be invited to board the aircraft.
2. Separate, spacious cabin with wider seats: Premium Economy class on Air India’s Boeing 777-200LR aircraft features 48 leather-upholstered, memory foam seats that have 19 inches of width, 38 inches of pitch, and 5 inches of recline with adjustable leg rest and footrest, and winged headrests. The seats
provide extra legroom for customers to stretch out during flight, enabling customers to rest or work in
3. Amenities: Premium Economy customers receive a complimentary, elegant TUMI amenity kit (specially designed for Air India) consisting of a pair of flight socks, an eye mask, MALIN+GOETZ lip moisturizer, and a pen, in addition to carpet slippers. Customers also receive noise-canceling headphones for use during
flight to complement the experience of Air India’s In-flight Entertainment (IFE) system.
4. Onboard dining: Customers will be welcomed on board Air India’s Premium Economy class with a welcome drink served on an elegant silver tray and a menu card reflecting a glimpse of a delectable culinary experience during the flight. On board, customers will be able to choose from a delicious selection of three meal choices for the main course, served on fine chinaware casserole, accompanied by an appetizer and dessert. The drinks menu includes a fine selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Seats on the newly added Premium Economy class are now on sale on the Air India website, mobile apps, as well as through travel agents and other booking channels.